179295 - Materials and Processes Engineer
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
$70.59 to $78.43 DOE
6 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Materials and Processes Engineer for an opening in Mojave, CA.

First rate aircraft materials and processes engineer with experience in composite materials, testing, out-of-autoclave processing, as well as bonded assemblies. The engineer in this role will be expected to fully understand and maintain the materials and processes used in the manufacture of WK2 and SS2. The primary task of this role will be to design and carry-out mechanical testing to support structural analysis of both current and future vehicle builds. This will require consultation and buy-in from stakeholders in various departments so strong interpersonal skills are also necessary. The engineer in this role is expected to be knowledgeable of basic mechanical testing methods, and familiar with composite and paste adhesive properties. An additional task of this role will be to review/write manufacturing procedures and processes to ensure compliance with design specifications.
" Develop and refine material and process requirements
" Author materials and processing specifications
" Author material/joint test plans and their associated reports
" Review test data and undertake post-testing activities including design allowable calculations, equivalency determinations, and failure mode analysis
" Review test plans, process specifications, and other documents to ensure compliance with design requirements
" Confer with stakeholders in Manufacturing, Engineering, and other departments to facilitate production of parts

" Conversant in composite materials and processes used in the manufacture of composite aircraft fuselage and structural components including out-of-autoclave processing and bonded assemblies
" Experience in authoring / revising materials and process specifications for composite materials
" Experience in authoring test plans and reports
" Knowledgable of materials testing and characterization methods
" Familiarity with industry-accepted statistical analysis methods of treating test data such as those found in CMH17-1
" A desire to work in a fast-paced work environment with a motivated team
" Excellent verbal and written communication skills
" Excellent organizational skills and problem-solving skills
" Strong team player
" Excellent computer skills, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
" Experience in stress analysis methods, including the use of hand calcs and FEM is a plus

Bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited institution, with a concentration in a relevant Materials Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Structural Engineering discipline


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Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Juan Saldarriaga
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x258 or (800) 927-9318 x258

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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